Mother 3 Translation RELEASED!

War Oct 14, 2008.

  1. john.jingle

    john.jingle GBAtemp Regular

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    This is getting really frustrating..
    I have a CycloDS 1.5b4 and trying to play it off my CycloDS GUI with its GBA support. For a lot of my GBA games, the saving is usually spot on (there were times when it would fail to backup my SRAM). Mother 3 is playable, but unable to save.

    Now I'm trying it with GBAExploader 0.57. And it's still unable to load my save or save at all.

    I've tried SRAM patching it with GBATA, Save file patching it with the file on the Mother3 translation site, downloading a new Mother3 rom and repeated the patching.

    Nothing is working. ;_;
     
  2. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

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    Just a tip for you guys:

    If you loaded the ROM to NOR on the 3-in-1, you just need to keep the B button pressed when you turn on the DS to boot into GBA mode and play the game.
     
  3. john.jingle

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    Yeah, I already knew about that but I'm so paranoid about my save files that I always boot up from the GBAExploader. Well, I guess I'll just be playing from VBA for now.

    Oh btw, can you transfer VBA save files to the GBA_SAVE folder and have it work?
     
  4. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    I'm digging this translation so far. Seems like an official translation, and it has been localized well, with many english joke/puns that wouldn't work in japanese (I think).
     
  5. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    Made 2 youtube movies

    part 1 already up and running

    Playing it on my Gamecube through the Gameboy player on a F2A 512 (SRAM patched)

     
  6. Tanas

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    For the CycloDS to backup your saves from games that are stored in NOR, you have to run the ROM from the CycloDS GUI each time and not boot straight to the 3-in-1 otherwise your save wont be backed up, and for GBA Exploder not being able to load your saves, the same thing happend to me, I had to write the ROM a few times before I got it to work.
     
  7. john.jingle

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    Ok, so far, it's working now. I'm playing from the CycloDS GUI and doing what you're telling me. What's worrying me is how long it'll take before my save file disappears...

    Which do you think is better for playing GBA? GBAExploader 0.57 or the CycloDS? I've had several problems with both so I'm not so sure.

    I'm planning on playing games 32mb< on the CycloDS GUI and SRAM on the GBAExploader.

    EDIT: OK, that's it. I'm gonna play Mother 3 on my laptop. Data corruption >:c
     
  8. Tanas

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    I think the way that the CycloDS manages GBA NOR saves is shite and I dont like using it either, if you manage to get GBA Exploder working with your saves I recon that its 100% safe, but if you cant get GBA Exploder to load your saves, using the Backup whole SRAM to SRAM.BIN in PSRAM mode works without having to go through the CycloDS GUI.
     
  9. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    I'm having my own bit of a save problem here. I played about two hours on my M3 SD with no problems, but it started freezing on this boss fight every time. I read a previous post earlier about taking it off and putting it back on patching with Hardware Support 2/No Real Time Save off this time. Before hand I backed the save up. So after I put the ROM back on, I put the save back on but the save isn't loading on the flash cart, yet on the emulator the save plays. I don't get it...
     
  10. ZombiePosessor

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    Try Hardware Support 1/No RTS, works for me on my M3 Perfect, haven't had any problems and I'm up to Chapter 5. As far as the game saves, if they work on an emulator, open the save in an emulator, save in the emulator, then copy the save file your emulator makes onto the M3, if you can.
     
  11. psywolf

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    I can't get it to work on m y ez flash iv lite with an r4 card

    the ez flash says not enough spram and the slot 2 option on r4 loads but it freezes on the gba slash screen

    i have read every thread on this game and see no answers to me problem

    i don't know what to do? or what this NOR thing is? i ran it through the ez flash client because someone suggested that for whatever reason and that don't work

    (but the ezflash client fixed my save problem with mario superstars saga)


    please help me get it going
     
  12. taggart6

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    I've noticed that if I try to real time save, the sound int eh game goes crazy.

    Tried it both on the G6DS Real and G6 Lite.
     
  13. Elfeckin

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    i have the same issue with my m3 lite...played till the dinosaurs...saved at the frog...did a real time save and my sound went all outta whack...does it every time i attempt the rts...furthermore after resetting my device and going back to the game...my save is not there...what am i doing wrong?
     
  14. camx

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    saves + savestates work fine in gpsp takka test 8.6. however, i'm getting lots of seemingly random crashes. its almost like if i go through a door at the wrong time in the music, it will crash. it doesnt crash the emulator, but i have to forcibly reload the rom and my savestate. i have an ezf 3in1 and an R4 but it looks like folks are having trouble with saving (which is a risk i rarely take). anybody successfully playing this on their PSP, full speed and in all it's glory?
     
  15. Xuio

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    To m3 lite users - don't patch the game with Real Time Save. I'm playing +10h without it, and everything is ok.
     
  16. Elfeckin

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    thanks Xuio im goin to try that now ....
     
  17. Elfeckin

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    yay it worked ...off to a bowl and some EB!!!! thanks again xuio
     
  18. Outrager

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    I put the ROM on my AceKard2 and using the AKAIO firmware, I transferred it to my F2A 256Mb. It said that verifying the file didn't work, but I played for about 10min and it seems to work so far.
     
  19. tone.def

    tone.def Newbie

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    My M3 Real running Sakura refuses to save my Mother 3 game! I tried using Exploader, but I have the M3 GBA Expansion, and I don't think they're compatible. Every other game saves fine, and I've tried 4 different ROMS. When saving, I am presented with an "Unable to save" error.

    Someone mentioned using an additional patch to get it to save correctly, but I had trouble finding/using that software. Has anyone resolved a similar problem? Any leads would be incredibly welcome.
     
  20. KillerHunter

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    How did you guys succeed to play Mother 3 on your M3 lite. I have never been able to make a GBA roms work on my M3 lite. I tried the three rom patches that the M3 game manager could offer me, but I always get that black screens when I launch the game.

    Any help will be very appreciated [​IMG]
     
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